Maxime Guyon

Full-Sister To Sea The Moon Earns Black-Type Stripes At ParisLongchamp

Gestut Ammerland's €820,000 BBAG September graduate Sea The Sky (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), a full-sister to G1 Deutsches Derby hero Sea The Moon (Ger), earned her black-type stripes with victory in Thursday's Listed Prix Joubert at ParisLongchamp. Thursday, ParisLongchamp, France PRIX JOUBERT-Listed, €55,000, ParisLongchamp, 9-8, 3yo, f, 14fT, 3:01.50, sf. 1--SEA THE SKY (GER), 125, f, 3, by Sea The Stars (Ire) 1st Dam: Sanwa (Ger), by Monsun (Ger) 2nd Dam: Sacarina (GB), by Old Vic (GB) 3rd Dam: Brave Lass (GB), by Ridan 1ST BLACK-TYPE WIN. (€820,000 Ylg...

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Frankel Filly A New Rising Star At Deauville

Leaving a deep impression on debut at Deauville on Thursday, the Wertheimers' Left Sea (GB) (Frankel {GB}--Left Hand {GB}, by Dubawi {Ire}) earned TDN Rising Star status with a five-length success in the Prix de la Reboursiere over a mile. A daughter of their G1 Prix Vermeille heroine from the family of Plumania (GB) (Anabaa), the Carlos Laffon-Parias trained bay was nobody's secret as the 8-5 favourite and was allowed to establish an instant lead by Maxime Guyon. Kicking in early straight, the homebred registered a penultimate sectional of 11.19...

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Freshman Sire Seabhac Off The Mark At Lyon-Parilly

Seabhac (Scat Daddy) became the latest European freshman sire off the mark when Anton Doerner's homebred Everwin (Fr) (Seabhac--Quatuor {Ire}, by Kodiac {GB}) notched a first winner for the Haras de Saint Arnoult resident in Monday's Prix des Iris, a maiden race for 2-year-olds, at Lyon Parilly. 2nd-Lyon-Parilly, €18,000, Mdn, 6-27, 2yo, 6 3/4fT, 1:26.49, sf. EVERWIN (FR) (c, 2, Seabhac--Quatuor {Ire}, by Kodiac {GB}) settled off the pace in a midfield eighth for most of this debut. Making smooth headway along the far-side rail once into the straight, the...

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Intello's Junko Battles To Prix Noailles Success

Alain and Gerard Wertheimer's homebred 3-year-old gelding Junko (GB) (Intello {Ger}), who went untested as a juvenile, followed up an impressive score in his Feb. 24 debut at Chantilly with an equally taking triumph back at that track last month and continued on an upward trajectory by notching a career high on black-type bow in Sunday's G3 Prix Noailles at ParisLongchamp. Under restraint in a close-up second until scrubbed along off the home turn, the 17-10 favourite locked horns with the pacesetting Maximus (Fr) (Intello {Ger}) passing the quarter-mile marker...

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Skalleti Swoops late For Harcourt Win

Jean-Claude Seroul's ultra-consistent 7-year-old Skalleti (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}) suffered just one reversal in six group-race starts last year and posted seasonal highs in ParisLongchamp's G1 Prix d'Ispahan and Munich's G1 Grosser Dallmayr-Preis. The globetrotting grey also saluted in 2021's G2 Prix d'Harcourt and was back at the Bois de Boulogne venue to successfully defend his title in Sunday's latest edition after failing to achieve a similar feat when third in Saint-Cloud's G3 Prix Exbury last month. The even-money favourite adopted his usual patient tactics from the outset and found a...

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Dark Angel's Mangoustine Makes All For Prix Miesque Triumph

Frederic Rossi incumbent Mangoustine (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) followed up an Aug. 22 debut win tackling one mile at Deauville with a black-type breakthrough in Lyon-Parilly's Sept. 23 Listed Criterium de Lyon, again over one mile, last time and continued on the upgrade with a dominant score in Tuesday's G3 Prix Miesque at Chantilly. The 23-10 second favourite was swiftly into stride for an immediate lead in this first outing at the seven-furlong trip. In command throughout, she was not for catching once bustled along to poach a decisive advantage...

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Kingman's Tumbler A New Rising Star in France

Carlos Laffon-Parias trainee Tumbler (Fr) (Kingman {GB}), a hitherto untested homebred sporting the colours of Alain and Gerard Wertheimer, was eclipsed for favouritism in the betting, but opened up with an impressive daylight rout of five rivals in Thursday's Prix As d'Atout, a seven-furlong heat for unraced 2-year-old colts and geldings, at Saint-Cloud. The 17-5 chance was swiftly into stride and settled into a smooth rhythm racing third, four lengths off the pace, through halfway. Sent wide with the field into the straight, he quickened in taking fashion to sweep...

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Territories' Rougir Takes The Opera On The Line

Le Haras de la Gousserie's 3-year-old Rougir (Fr) (Territories {Ire}) ran third in last year's G1 Prix Marcel Boussac, following up with a win in Deauville's Oct. 20 G3 Prix des Reservoirs, but was winless in six outings this term. Lining up for Sunday's G1 Prix de l'Opera Longines at ParisLongchamp coming back off a narrow defeat when third in August's G2 Prix de la Nonette, the 23-1 outsider continued the theme of long-priced winners on the Bois de Boulogne venue's card with a last-gasp thrust to deny G1 Prix...

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Frankel's Dreamflight Prevails In Thomas Bryon Thriller

Lady Bamford's homebred Dreamflight (GB) (Frankel {GB}), one of two contenders from the Andre Fabre stable for Friday's G3 Prix Thomas Bryon Jockey Club de Turquie, placed in starts at Deauville in August and Saint-Cloud last month. Back over the latter venue's one-mile course and distance for his black-type bow, the 18-5 chance would not be denied in a thrilling finish to the card's feature event. He was swiftly into stride and led all four rivals from flagfall. Coming under pressure when tackled by stablemate Chancellery (Ire) (Medaglia d'Oro) with...

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Frankel's TDN Rising Star Raclette Doubles Up in Style at Chantilly

Juddmonte's 'TDN Rising Star' Raclette (GB) (Frankel {GB}) backed up an Aug. 8 debut triumph with a command performance upped to one mile at Chantilly. 1st-Chantilly, €34,000, Cond, 9-17, 2yo, 8fT, 1:43.37, sf. RACLETTE (GB) (f, 2, Frankel {GB}--Emollient {MGISW-US, $1,350,400}, by Empire Maker), who earned 'TDN Rising Star' status with a taking display in a winner-producing debutantes' test over 7 1/2 furlongs at Deauville last month, was swiftly into stride and settled third behind a steady tempo through halfway. Making smooth headway in the straight, the even-money chalk cruised...

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Acclamation's Accakaba Remains Unbeaten In The Calvados

Three-for-three at La Teste de Buch culminating in the six-furlong Listed Criterium du Bequet July 25, the Wertheimers' Accakaba (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) rose to the occasion once again on Saturday to emerge best in Deauville's G2 Prix du Calvados. Left adrift initially on this first start over seven, the Christophe Ferland-trained bay followed her compatriot Fleur d'Iris (GB) (Shamardal) up the middle of the track away from the other trio led by the British raiders Oscula (Ire) (Galileo Gold {GB}) and Fast Attack (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}). Cajoled into contention by...

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Pride of Dubai's Dubai Honour Takes The Guillaume d'Ornano

There was a surprise in store at Deauville on Saturday, with the feature G2 Prix Guillaume d'Ornano Haras du Logis Saint-Germain going to one of the lesser-fancied of the British raiders in Dubai Honour (Ire) (Pride of Dubai {Aus}) from the red-hot William Haggas stable. Last seen beating the subsequent G3 Rose of Lancaster S. winner Foxes Tales (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}) by a head in receipt of nine pounds in a heritage handicap over this 10-furlong trip at Newmarket July 9, the gelding who sports the Mohamed Obaida silks raced...

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